Advanced Master

Detection & Extinguishing

Hours: 16


Detection Theory:

  • Detection.
  • Alarm.
  • Patrolling.
  • Cargo/Passenger.

Extinguishing Theory:

  • Fixed Extinguishing system.
  • High risk spaces.
  • Accommodation.
  • Local Protection.
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers and equipment.
  • Inerting systems.
  • Cargo/Passenger.

Exercise Sessions.

Industry testimonials

The lecture foresees an industry testimony intervention of about 4 hours by TYCO Fire&Security (part of JOHNSON CONTROLS BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES & SOLUTIONS), a leading provider of security, fire detection and fire extinguishing and intelligence solutions and services for retail.

Aims and intended learning outcomes

  • Understanding of the technical terminology.
  • Understanding of the fire safety objectives and functional requirement to meet them.
  • Familiarity with reference document: SOLAS Ch. II-2 Regs. 7, 8, 9 and 10 (systems and equipment covered, applicability) plus corresponding requirements in MCA LY3 and PYC.
  • Familiarity of additional reference codes including FSS, FTP and LSA.

Recommended textbooks

  • SOLAS 1974 (as amended).
  • Fire Safety System (FSS) Code.
  • Fire Testing Procedure (FTP) Code.
  • Life-Saving Appliances (LSA) Code.
  • MCA LY3.
  • MCA PYC.